Simply holding a Fourth of July celebration in Colorado City is a big deal. Some community members said these types of patriotic celebrations were banned under FLDS leader Warren Jeffs, who is now in prison for two counts of sexual assault of a child.
Scientists and technicians from NASA gathered in the desert near Yuma early Thursday morning. They were hoping to test a parachute for the Orion Mars mission capsule — but things didn’t quite go as planned.
With an increase of temperature comes an increase in electric bills. If you can’t afford the increased usage, utility companies have a program to help. However, donations to the program have been fluctuating.
Several thousand fish along the Verde River just below Horseshoe dam have died. Scientists from the Arizona Game and Fish Department tested the water for bacteria, viruses and parasites. They learned the fish died from low dissolved oxygen levels.